Activities like Martial Arts are a fun way for both boys and girls to achieve fitness and focus. Some parents may think they also promote violence, but that's a myth, according to experts. The martial arts actually help teach a variety of skills like self-discipline, socialization, self-respect, self-control, self-defense, self esteem, focus, confidence, and courtesy..
In fact, many parents whose children have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) report great success with these programs because self-control and concentration are exactly the skills underdeveloped in ADHD kids.
The Benefits of Martial Arts for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently
Posted: March 14, 2020
Every kid needs exercise and time to play, but kids who learn and think differently can have a hard time finding sports that fits them well. Unlike most sports, Martial Arts is focused around an individual’s personal growth, rather than comparison to others.
This makes Martial Arts a great outlet for children in general. Particularly helpful for children with challenges. Where team sports mainly focus on physical development and competition, Martial Arts focus on the individual as a whole.
Being Prepared for a Self-Defense Situation
Posted: February 26, 2020
When it comes to self-defense there are some techniques that can help should you get into a sticky situation. It’s recommended that everybody know these moves. It’s also recommended that you exhaust all of your options to keep things civil when a disagreement arises. But some situations call for pure self-defense if let’s say an attacker comes at you.
In most cases your gut will tell you what to do to protect yourself but being armed with a few basic techniques will increase your chances of getting to safety.
Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset
Posted: February 14, 2020
In our martial arts practice, one of the main areas of focus for our members of all ages is self-development and mindset.
Definition of “Mindset”
The dictionary defines the term mindset as “the established set of attitudes held by someone”.
5 Goal Setting Mistakes You are Probably Making
Posted: January 29, 2020
If you want to hit your goals, ask yourself if you are making any of these 5 sure-to-fail mistakes?
Setting goals gives us a clear direction forward to achieving them. But there are a few common mistakes that can quickly derail your progress! For example, studies show that 80% of New Year’s resolutions have failed and been forgotten by February 15, so be sure to keep these in mind and you’ll be far more likely to reach your goals!
If you think you are making any of the following mistakes, there is still plenty of time to get back on track and hit your goals!